Australia's top planners began with the search for an airborne radar that could pick out very small targets at great distances. But that vision has made a quantum leap into the esoteric world of network-centric warfare with development of the Wedgetail aircraft. Dubbed an airborne early warning and control aircraft (AEW&C), the name camouflages much more. As it's fielded in the next couple of years, the Boeing 737-based platform will become the hub of net-centric operations and ...


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